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NTPC’s Hydropower Project Damaged in Uttarakhand Floods

Hydropower has for long been a subject of controversy in Uttarakhand. The state nestles in the ecologically fragile and earthquake-prone Himalayan region, but has unleashed rapid development, much of it driven by hundreds of hydropower projects NEW DELHI: Around 178 people are reportedly missing at state-run NTPC Ltd’s 520 MW Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project site, […]

Tata Power-DDL records summer peak power demand of 2035 MW in North Delhi – EQ

Need $30 bn yearly investment in renewables, strong regulation: Report

Once such a system is in place, India will attract international investments from leading pension funds, especially those in the US India ideally needs $30 billion investment per year in the renewable sector, backed by a strong regulation to preserve contract sanctity, according to a research organisation. “Today, we are averaging about $11 billion a […]

ADB approves $148 mn loan to improve power supply in Sikkim – EQ

WTO rules for India in dispute with US on solar-panel incentives

The ruling could further inflame US-Indian tensions at a time when the two trade partners are engaged in an escalating tit-for-tat tariff battle A series of U.S. renewable energy incentives violated international trade rules, according to the World Trade Organization, threatening to stoke tensions between the two countries as President Donald Trump prepares to meet […]

ADB approves $148 mn loan to improve power supply in Sikkim – EQ

New materials for sustainable, low-cost batteries developed

Scientists have developed novel materials that could help develop sustainable and low-cost aluminium batteries. The first is a corrosion-resistant material for the conductive parts of the battery; the second is a novel material for the battery’s positive pole that can be adapted to a wide range of technical requirements, said scientists from ETH Zurich in […]

ADB approves $148 mn loan to improve power supply in Sikkim – EQ